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The US has so far launched dozens of air strikes to halt the Islamic State offensive in northern IraqTargets will be precise, on jihadist strongholds, logistics, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel told lawmakers.


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A US soldier stands guard at the site of a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on September 16, 2014Taliban suicide attack Tuesday targeted NATO convoy in Kabul near the US embassy: sources.


2014-09-16 08:19:28 -0600

NASA to Make Major Private Space Taxi Announcement Today: Watch LiveNASA will make a major announcement on the future of U.S. Space agency officials will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT), and could unveil the selection of one or more private space taxis by aerospace companies to move forward on the path toward providing astronaut transportation services to International Space Station for NASA.  You can watch NASA's commercial crew announcement live on Space.com, courtesy of NASA TV. According to a NASA statement, today's announcement will discuss "the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States.


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